Pilates Mats Stores Auburn AL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 749-8123
2718 Enterprise Drive
Opelika, AL
 
Hibbett Sports At Colonial Mall
(334) 821-8603
1627 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Aeropostale Inc
(334) 501-9383
1627 Opelika Rd Ste 44
Auburn, AL
 
Locum's Outdoor Sports
(334) 826-9791
939 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Kinnucans
(334) 887-6120
1199 S Donahue Dr
Auburn, AL
 
Auburn University Club
(334) 821-8391
1499 N Donahue Dr
Auburn, AL
 
Academy
(334) 466-5500
2325 Bent Creek Road
Auburn, AL
 
Adventure Sports Inc
(334) 887-8005
212 Gay
Auburn, AL
 
Fitness & Recreation Outlet
(334) 821-3488
Auburn, AL
 
Locums Outdoor Sports
(334) 826-9791
939 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
 

One Class, Three Levels: How to Make Your Mat Class Work for Large Groups

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by Linda Farrell 

When teaching Pilates mat to large groups of people with different abilities, I make sure to break the exercise down into Teaching Pilates mat exercises, Linda Farrelldifferent levels. For instance, I start with level 1, which is the the exercise in its most basic form, and then progress with advanced variations for level 2 and 3. For example, during Single Straight Leg Stretch I start the traditional way—arms reaching for extended limbs, and cue for a modest range of motion.  I then cue to increase the range of motion for level 2, and then to reach the arms over the ears for level 3. I get very good results this way, as the beginners are challenged enough for level 1, and my advanced practitioners are thrilled to have new challenges and variations thrown in to the mix. 

Props are another way to address the different levels in the room. My advanced students can enhance the resistance level of an exercise like leg beats by using a Magic Circle or Triad Ball. Similarly, I can make an exercise like Leg Circles easier for a beginner by letting them support the leg with a hand-held resistance band or exercise strap while they circle.

For over 12 years, Linda Farrell has been presentin...

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